Alvie, parish

Grid reference

NH 864 093 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

286400 809300

Latitude

57.160664557540834

Longitude

-3.878446057282241

Nearby places

St Eata's Well, Alvie (0.95 miles)

St Eata's Chapel, Alvie (1.08 miles)

Rothiemurchus, former parish, Duthil and Rothiemurchus (1.3 miles)

St Adomnán's Church, Insh (3.06 miles)

Insh, former parish, Kingussie & Insh (3.06 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)

Parish details

Alvie, known also as Skeiralloway or Lochalvie.

Parish TLA

ALE

County

Inverness-shire

Medieval diocese

Moray

Parish notes

Known also as Skeiralloway or Lochalvie, the church was granted by Thomas Randolph earl of Moray in 1331 to support chaplains of the the cathedral of Moray, with whom the parsonage remained. The cure was a vicarage perpetual. Mor. Reg. nos.225, 227; CPP i 200; Thirds 6; Reg. of Pres. i 124v). Cowan 1967, 6. [not in RRS vi]. See Barrow 1989, 2 & note. Marches on south with Blair (Atholl) parish.